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08-18-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By trailangel

Keep water off your feet so the brake pedals...

Keep water off your feet so the brake pedals don't get wet.
08-17-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By trailangel

You don't get hearing lose from cycling. BTE...

You don't get hearing lose from cycling.

BTE now called RIC or something similar. Mic and battery behind ear with clear wire to receiver (speaker) in the ear canal. They didn't make ear molds.
...
08-16-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By trailangel

Yes. First pair 20 years ago... 20 bit digital...

Yes. First pair 20 years ago... 20 bit digital Widex CIC.. wore out in about 6 years. Went years without.
Now BTE digital ReSound from Costco. Better, more power, and half the price.
I have worn...
08-16-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By trailangel

I must be in the minority. Have 2 Shimano square...

I must be in the minority. Have 2 Shimano square tapers BB.... have 2 Tange... no contest. Tange 2-3 times smoother. Better quality. Fit is better.
08-16-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,393
Posted By trailangel

Yes and No Now you know why a lot of bikers do...

Yes and No
Now you know why a lot of bikers do their own work. Parts are cheaper online. No transport to shop.
No run around.
08-16-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By trailangel

Joe Blow Booster is $150 Lezyne Pressure...

Joe Blow Booster is $150
Lezyne Pressure Overdrive is $140

I use the Joe Blow Mountain .....$50
08-15-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By trailangel

I must really be... behind. WTH is a "shifting...

I must really be... behind. WTH is a "shifting mechanism shaft"?
08-15-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By trailangel

I got my front Deore axel/hub submerged a couple...

I got my front Deore axel/hub submerged a couple of times in one day walking it across some rocks. It washed out the Phil Wood waterproof grease and started getting gritty.
08-15-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 632
Posted By trailangel

They must be assembling some bike parts with an...

They must be assembling some bike parts with an air wrench.
08-14-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By trailangel

After the initial tightening of the crank bolt,...

After the initial tightening of the crank bolt, did you re-tighten after 20 miles or so? You are supposed to.
Some instructions here:...
08-12-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By trailangel

Seriously? Try Flat Attack instead of Slim. ...

Seriously?
Try Flat Attack instead of Slim.
https://www.flatattack.com
Forum: Touring
08-11-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,943
Posted By trailangel

Pics of the problem would be appropriate

Pics of the problem would be appropriate
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By trailangel

Chain-L never did this. I knew there was a...

Chain-L never did this. I knew there was a problem with this wax stuff.
08-10-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By trailangel

Chain too damn long or no tension on the DR

Chain too damn long or no tension on the DR
08-10-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,617
Posted By trailangel

206KGF way too high on drive side 90KGF way too...

206KGF way too high on drive side
90KGF way too low on the drive side.
IMO
Generally would build to about 120KGF on the drive side. Maybe less for that hub.
Wouldn't 2.05mm and 2.4mm be 11/12...
08-10-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By trailangel

I've only heard the term "olive" from biker...

I've only heard the term "olive" from biker people. Plumbers just ask for a brass compression ring.
08-10-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By trailangel

But the square is really a diamond :) I...

But the square is really a diamond :)

I would never put a different arm on.... I would replace the whole chainset, so it would never occur to me that some are different.
But is a square turned 45...
08-10-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,617
Posted By trailangel

Tension 140-206 KGF?

Tension 140-206 KGF?
08-10-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By trailangel

Ok.

Ok.
08-10-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By trailangel

Huh?

Huh?
08-10-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By trailangel

Did you release the cable tension and start...

Did you release the cable tension and start completely new?
08-10-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By trailangel

Rockbros = pure Chinese.

Rockbros = pure Chinese.
08-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By trailangel

Anytime you put different wheels on or a...

Anytime you put different wheels on or a different freewheel cassette (**********) you need to re-adjust your derailleurs. Have you done this?
08-10-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By trailangel

Yes. It started because your wheels got nicked...

Yes. It started because your wheels got nicked and you had to buy new wheels and a freewheel cassette.
08-09-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,744
Posted By trailangel

Thief would just cut the top tube, take bike and...

Thief would just cut the top tube, take bike and strip it.......toss the frame with the serial number.
08-09-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By trailangel

Well, as I read it, your animal control can't be...

Well, as I read it, your animal control can't be bothered to answer the phone or clear their answering machine so you can leave a message. They don't respond to email. You had to actually go in...
08-09-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By trailangel

Ya, F A G is not a slang word, but when I pointed...

Ya, F A G is not a slang word, but when I pointed this out to BF, my post was deleted.
Shame on this forum.......shame......shame...shame.....
To the admin that removed my post.... Shame on you
08-08-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By trailangel

Never thought about rotating brake pads. For the...

Never thought about rotating brake pads. For the trouble use new pads.
08-08-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By trailangel

Big J .. you are right. I was being a bit harsh. ...

Big J .. you are right. I was being a bit harsh.
Reba is a fork... expect it to cost more than the purchase price of the bike.
Sram Eagle GX groupset will cost more than the purchase price of the...
08-08-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By trailangel

You are a troll. DT Swiss 1900 are good...

You are a troll.

DT Swiss 1900 are good wheels. But will they fit your bike frame dropout spacing?... unknown.
You want to replace 7 speed with 12 speed.?..rear dropout spacing unknown.
You want...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,221
Posted By trailangel

Good deal, but now that you have mentioned not...

Good deal, but now that you have mentioned not changing the tube... a flat tire is around the corner.
08-06-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By trailangel

There isn't any info on FSA website that I could...

There isn't any info on FSA website that I could find for this crankset.
08-06-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By trailangel

https://www.treefortbikes.com/FSA-Vero-Compact-34-...

https://www.treefortbikes.com/FSA-Vero-Compact-34-50-JIS-Crankset

https://www.bikewagon.com/fsa-vero-compact-172-5mm-34-50-jis-crankset-black

Couple of resellers say 110mm.

Keep a couple of...
08-06-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By trailangel

If you bought it used at a dealer take it back,...

If you bought it used at a dealer take it back, it's under warranty.
Take it to a dealer anyway, a Trek dealer. Let them fix it. You don't know what you are doing.
08-05-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By trailangel

Cable and housing looks too long. Is that brake...

Cable and housing looks too long.
Is that brake housing or DR housing?
Have you tried 4mm housing with a plastic ferrel?
08-05-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By trailangel

Is that a FS 29r triple with 2.25 inch meats on...

Is that a FS 29r triple with 2.25 inch meats on California gravel? Oh My!:eek: Is that even allowed in the gravel section?:love:
Forum: Fatbikes
08-05-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By trailangel

I'm using these: ...

I'm using these:
https://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=BIKE-WATERBOTTLE-GRUB-BAG
Kind of expensive but are insulated, will keep a 25oz "soda" cold.
They had a BOGO sale so I got 2.
08-05-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By trailangel

Buy this or take to bike shop

Buy this or take to bike shop
08-04-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,681
Posted By trailangel

Only one bike? Shame

Only one bike? Shame
08-04-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By trailangel

AGAIN.... your quick release is backwards. ...

AGAIN.... your quick release is backwards.
Looks jury-rigged to me. Do it right.
08-03-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By trailangel

I got the other version.. velcro. These new ones...

I got the other version.. velcro. These new ones are better.
Really leaves my mind at ease with my brothers phone # on it....told him when he gets the call retrieve the body and pay for it.
08-03-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 106,792
Posted By trailangel

You won't like tape when you need to remove tire...

You won't like tape when you need to remove tire on the road because of a flat. Half the tape will stick to the tire and the other half to the rim... randomly. Then how do you mount your spare?
08-03-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By trailangel

We've got these in some of our cities around LA....

We've got these in some of our cities around LA. Really stupid if you are asking my opinion. If you are not asking for opinion then I am giving it freely to you. Really stupid. They all have tire...
08-02-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By trailangel

I service brand new hubs.

I service brand new hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 21,553
Posted By trailangel

That's cute!

That's cute!
08-01-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By trailangel

Not joking. I am poking. I would never turn any...

Not joking. I am poking. I would never turn any of my bikes upside down to remove wheel. Ruins leather saddle instantly.
If you don't mind saddle marked up.....go for it!
08-01-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By trailangel

If you have to ask, you need it. BTW, your bike...

If you have to ask, you need it.
BTW, your bike is upside down. This is a no-no.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 21,553
Posted By trailangel

Roadies are going 1x because they see MTBrs...

Roadies are going 1x because they see MTBrs running 1x so they think this is an awesome setup... when in reality roadies are no more than a bunch of sissy-monkey-see-monkey-do-girliemen.
07-31-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By trailangel

Your Quick Release is on backwards. Who built...

Your Quick Release is on backwards.
Who built the wheels? Looks like cartridge bearings and a cone screwed on backwards for a nut. No Bueno.
You know that bike rear spacing is 120mm....? Right? You...
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By trailangel

Good looking bike. I count 40 spokes in rear and...

Good looking bike. I count 40 spokes in rear and 36 in front.

http://threespeedhub.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Raleigh-Catalog-1986-US1.pdf



$200

Are you looking at the 4 year old ad...
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